medical acupuncture & Nutrition, Inc.
487 winn way, suite 111
decatur, GA 30030
Yu kang, LAc, RD, LD, MS, DipOM
We offer individualized treatment for PAIN MANAGEMENT, WOMEN HEALTH, & WEIGHT LOSS.
Neck, shoulder, & knee pain
Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
Dr. Yu Kang is a network provider for Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coventry, Kaiser. Humana. Medicare, etc. She has the following credentials:
● Licensed Acupuncturist, GA, Lic. No. 000102
● Licensed Dietitian, GA, Lic. No. LD002921
● Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association
● ServSafeFood Protection Manager Certification, National Restaurant Association, Certificate No. 2657525
● Masters degree in Nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University, PA
● Masters degree in Clinical Neural Science from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing
● Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
● Diplomate in Acupuncture (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
● Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
Dr. Yu Kang, known to most as "Dr. Yu, first began healing studies with her parents, who are well-known doctors of Oriental Medicine in her hometown Zibo -a mid-sized city in northern China. At the age of 15, she was accepted by Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine as one of the youngest students in school history. After eight-year training in Western and Oriental Medicine, Dr. Yu went to China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine to be further trained in acupuncture and herbal medicine under the most influential doctors of Oriental Medicine in China. Prior to her arrival in the United States, Dr. Yu was an internist in Xiyuan Hospital, Beijing. Dr. Yus extensive training also includes a masters degree in Nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University, and a one-year dietetic internship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Yu is a licensed acupuncturist, a registered dietitian, and a certified herbalist from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
For the past 10 years, Dr. Yu has been offering nutritional consultation, individualized herbal prescription, functional exercise and acupuncture for patients across the generations - from children to elders. She is specialized in womens health, i.e., fibroid, excessive vaginal discharge, menstrual irregularities, incontinence, endometriosis and menopause; in pain management, i.e., fibromyalgia, migraine, osteoarthritis, and sciatica; in chronic disease management, i.e., obesity, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, gastritis, bed-wetting, anxiety and adult attention deficit (ADD).
What to Expect at your first Appointment
Your appointment starts with an inquiry about your health history, specific ailments and lifestyle habits. You may be asked questions about energy level, sleep, emotions, sensations of heat and coolness, quality and location of pain, eating habits, elimination, headaches, dizziness, or (for women) gynecological concerns. Your condition is assessed through traditional pulse diagnosis, tongue examination and palpation of acupuncture points.
Through these methods of assessment, a diagnosis is made and a course of treatment is determined. In addition to your appointment times, individual attention is given to your case to research for the most effective treatment for your particular condition.
Recommended treatments may include an assortment of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, dietary recommendations, lifestyle counseling, stretching and breathing exercises, as well as self acupressure massage, may be prescribed for continued home conditioning.
Call us NOW at 404-294-6284 to schedule an appointment for better health.